Below please find a list of organizations focusing on Economic Development in the Dominican Republic.

Entity Name About Us
Clínica de Familia La Romana

Founded in 1999 by Dr. Stephen W. Nichols, a pioneer in providing medical care to children with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and their families, Clínica de Familia la Romana is a Dominican non . . .-profit organization which provides comprehensive health services to vulnerable populations in and around La Romana, Dominican Republic. It operates in collaboration with the Dominican Ministry of Public Health.

Coalición Educación Digna

Coalición Educación Digna (CED) began in 2010 as the joint effort of a group of more than 200 civil society organizations and activists who sought, through peaceful civic action, compliance with th . . .e Ley General de Educación No. 66-97, which since 1997 established that 4% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) be directed to pre-university public education. Armed with yellow umbrellas emblazoned with the slogan “4% para la Educación, ” a social movement began that kept growing to include more individuals and organizations until it became a true civic avalanche. Finally, in 2013, a national budget was approved that designated 4% of GDP to pre-university education. CED, from then on and through distinct instances of social oversight, monitors the efficient and optimal use of the 4% resources to ensure quality public education.

Compañía de Electricidad San Pedro de Macorís, S.A.

The Compañía de Electricidad de San Pedro de Macorís (CESPM) arose out of the bid emitted by the Compañía Dominicana de Electricidad (CDE) in 1997. In December of 2006, CESPM was acquired in it . . .s entirety by a consortium led by the Basic Energy Group, which began to manage the approximately 60 employees which comprised the company, as well as each of the three 100 MW combined cycle units of Siemens, for a total of 300 MW, which turned it into one of the mayor energy centers of the country. CESPM is the owner of a power purchase agreement for 20 years, which constitutes the first and only sovereign contract ratified by the Dominican National Congress.
In CESPM, Corporate Social Responsibility is a pillar of the corporate culture, and impacts everything done on the inside and outside of the company. Its Corporate Social Responsibility policy is reflected in its organizational values, its corporate ethics with which it carries out its business. and the strict compliance with the law which governs its operations.

Congregación de Santo Niño Jesús, Departamento de Dispensario Médica de Nuestra Señora del Buen Consejo, Fe y Alegría

In 2004, the Congregation del Santo Niño Jesus, with the support of the Parrish Nuestra Señora del Buen Consejo, constructed a dispensary in the Batey Lechería, located in Santo Domingo West, wher . . .e approximately 450 Haitian families were living in conditions of absolute poverty. Today, the Dispensario Médica de Nuestra Señora del Buen Consejo, Fe y Alegría (Dispensario Lechería) operates every day offering its best services to this forgotten community.

Congregación Religiosa Siervas de María, Ministras de los Enfermos

La Congregación Religiosa Siervas de María, Ministras de los Enfermos has been administering the Dispensario Médico “Nuestra Señora de la Salud” in Santo Domingo for more than 40 years. The . . .goal of this medial dispensary, in addition to strengthening the Health System in the Dominican Republic, is to make health services more accessible to people without regard to their race, sex, age, religion or economic status. The Dispensary has broad expertise in the areas of tropical disease, respiratory disease, community health, preventative medicine, pediatrics and maternal health.

Consejo Internacional para la Promoción de la Libertad y el Desarrollo Humano Sostenible (PROLIDER)

We are a non profit organization from the Dominican Republic and registered in Mexico and Colombia. In the Dominican Republic we work with education and communication for development. We have a lit . . .eracy program in 23 regions across the country that benefits 5000 students, and more than 200 professors.

Consorcio Energético Punta Cana–Macao, S. A

The Consorcio Energético Punta Cana–Macao, S. A. (CEPM) is an electric energy generation, distribution and commercialization company which currently has 198.95 MW of installed capacity with which . . .it supplies energy through its 12.8 kms. of high, medium and low tension networks to more than 60% of the national hotel offerings divided in approximately 40,000 hotel rooms and more than 21,000 residential, commercial and industrial clients, acting as a fundamental proponent of tourism development in the region.
In the region in which it operates, CEPM implements Corporate Social Responsibility programs in the areas of Environmental Education and Orientation, Community Development and Company-Community relations.

Dispensario Médico Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe

Dispensario Médico Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe is an institution that receives everyone who seeks help without regard to their means.

Doggie House, Inc.

Doggie House is an organization that started on Facebook at the end of May, 2009. It emerged as an Adoption Agency with the goal of placing pets into homes, without regard to their breed or origin. . . . As the quantity of followers was growing, we were led formally to constitute Doggie House as an Non-Profit Organization. From this moment on we were committed to a very important cause: the mistreatment, abandonment and homelessness of dogs. Later Doggie House arrived at the point where it was asked to perform more rescues than it was able to execute. For this reason, Doggie House started a movement to create a consciousness among the citizenry, that together we can make a difference in the lives of needy animals, promoting the slogan “Be Part of the Change.”

DREAM Project

The DREAM Project became a formally recognized U.S. Section 501(c)3 nonprofit in 2002, but the groundwork was laid in 1995 when a group of Dartmouth students came to the Dominican Republic for a seme . . .ster to volunteer in two Cabarete public schools. With the help of local and foreign supporters, DREAM began building classrooms, libraries, computer labs and modern bathrooms in the local schools. Tourists began to bring down books and school supplies and contributed computers and funds to operate our then small programs. The word got out and increasing numbers of student volunteers began coming down for a year at a time. DREAM then moved on to building entire new schools, greatly expanding our reach. In 2006, DREAM Project because a legally constituted Dominican non-profit organization. DREAM has since grown into a major success run by a paid local staff of more than 40 Dominicans, four expatriates and numerous volunteers from all over the globe. Every year, DREAM helps more than 4,500 children receive a better education through its 15 programs in 15 different communities, affecting the lives of over 7,000 community members. DREAM’s programs focus on early childhood education, high quality primary education, holistic youth development, and arts, culture and community enrichment.